This program is 28 minutes long
(Birmingham, Alabama: David Wright) The significance of the endorsement of Obama by Caroline Kennedy and Senator Edward Kennedy featured; Caroline Kennedy's statement in the "New York Times" quoted; details given about Senator Kennedy can help Obama in Massachusetts and California. [OBAMA - campaigns on change.] [University of California at Washington Center professor Bruce CAIN- says Senator Hillary Clinton's tactics are being rebuked.]
(Studio: Dan Harris, Mark Halperin) The importance of the Kennedy endorsement for Obama and how important race will be in the Democratic primaries discussed.
(Lady Lake, Florida: Ron Claiborne) The military vote in Florida and nationwide examined; scenes shown of McCain on the campaign trail; details given about the vets' concerns about the economic issue. [Vet Charles CORBO - says McCain is his hero.] [ABC polling director Gary LANGER, political consultant Matthew DOWD- talk about the veterans vote.]
(On the Gaza-Egypt border: Simon McGregor-Wood) The flood of Palestinians out of Gaza into Egypt featured; scenes shown of the Palestinians shopping in Egypt with Hamas controlling the border traffic.
(White House: John Hendren) President Bush's final State of the Union address previewed; excerpts from speeches by presidents FDR, JFK, former George Bush, President Bush and Richard Nixon quoted. [Former Clinton speechwriter Michael WALDMAN, former Reagan speechwriter Clark JUDGE- offer views on the State of the Union speech.] [Chief White House speechwriter Bill McGERN- comments on the speech.]
(Studio: Dan Harris) ABC News coverage of the State of the Union address tomorrow noted.
(Washington: Lisa Stark) Child safety in cars featured; scenes shown of children's booster seats; details given about state legislation. [AAA president and CEO Bob DARBELNET- comments on safety for kids 4 to 8.] [National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Nicole NASON- says parents have to make kids ride in booster seats.] [5th grader Madison HARTY- says boosters save your life.] [Parent Theresa WYATT- comments on the law.]
(New York: Gigi Stone) The changes at the luxury coffee company Starbucks that is now testing one dollar coffee featured; details given about the company's drop in revenue and the competition of McDonalds' coffee bars. [On the street, PEOPLE - wonder about the price of coffee.] [Lehman Brothers Jeff BERNSTEIN, Brand Keys, Inc. Robert PASSIKOFF- comment on the jittery response at Starbucks.]